Jannat - External Reviews

wogma rating: The keen should rent; else TV (?)
quick review:

Jannat - An engrossing watch which raises some philosophical questions. A story well told but yet doesn't warrant a trip to the theaters.



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22 reviewers have given Jannat an average rating of 1.8/5.0 (?)

3 yays
9 nays
10 so-so

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So-So by Aparajita Ghosh, Apun Ka Choice ...After a while the story seems to go in circles. On top of it you don’t strongly relate to the emotional turmoil of the lead characters.... full review

So-So by Fatema H Kagalwala, Business of Cinema ...The film, although well executed, follows the production house formula of a controversial story stir-fried with two scoops love sautéed in five scoops emotion and garnished with five scoops drama.... full review

Thumbs up by Abhishek Bandekar, Buzz18 ...Sonal Chauhan is a known model. She has done some popular commercials and falls in line with all the rest of the models who simply cannot act to save their lives.... full review

Thumbs down by Yasser Usmaan, DearCinema ...same old honesty versus money confrontation... full review

Thumbs down by Deep, Deep's Home ...Very good music, very good cinematography but what was bad then? The story.. it was very poor, execution was pretty bad too, specially the climax... full review

Thumbs down by Shubhra Gupta, Express India ...Jannat has been engineered for the scruffy charms of its leading man, and the rows of youngsters on Friday's first show didn't seem to want more... full review

Thumbs up by Martin D'souza, Glamsham.com ...But this is one film where I'm willing to overlook the flaws and view the film in its entirety... full review

Thumbs down by Khalid Mohamed, Hindustan Times ...Kiss spotters are likely to be disappointed too. The closest you get to the Hashmieseque lip-a-loola is a smooch in silhouette. Tsk... full review

Thumbs up by Taran Adarsh, IndiaFM ...You can't imagine JANNAT without Emraan Hashmi. Right from his debut film FOOTHPATH to JANNAT, the actor has only grown with the passage of time.... full review

Thumbs down by Gaurav Malani, indiatimes ... The love story in Jannat resorts to the archaic templates of the 80s while the backdrop theme of match-fixing on which the film is formulated is least exploited in its screenplay.... full review

So-So Indicine ...Jannat is slow paced throughout and therefore tends to get a little boring to sit through... full review

So-So Intermission, The Bookeazy Blog ...The audience were laughing when she tells Emraan that she loves him.... full review

Thumbs down by Damini Berry, merinews ...Emraan Hashmi, handsome as usual, looks just the same and acts just the same as in his previous movie... full review

Thumbs down Movie Talkies ...Their courtship consists only of sequences showing Arjun taking Zoya out on dates, feeding her and buying her gifts. There is hardly any romance here.... full review

So-So by Vijay, MovieWalah ...What's missing is the under developed and seemingly forced Bob Woolmer's mysterious murder in the narration... full review

So-So by Subhash K Jha, Now Running.com ..."Jannat" lacks the resonance and staying power of some of Bhatt's earlier films... full review

Thumbs down by Siddharth Pillai, Passion for Cinema ...Imagine my surprise when I, in my full senses, started to enjoy the movie. It happened somewhere in mid to late first half.....‘Jannat’ ends up as a mediocrity.... full review

So-So by Hanumant Bhansali, Radio Sargam ...Sonal Chauhan is good looking and needs some more movies to prove her potential.... full review

So-So by Raja Sen, Rediff ...it coasts along smoothly without really boring you... full review

So-So by Sonia Chopra, Sify Movies ...The quality of dialogue (Sanjay Masoom, The Train, Krrish) is inconsistent... full review

So-So by Kavita Ogale, Times Now ...nfused with a love story at its core, Jannat is as much about a lover as much as it is about his greed to make big bucks through unscrupulous ways.... full review